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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
" christina aguilera is getting something very special from secretary of state hillary clinton. you're watching "early today." >> well, here are some of your top headlines this morning. four people have died and 26 have gotten sick across five states after a meningitis outbreak. the cause appears to be contaminated steroid injections given to those with severe back pain. a massachusetts pharmacy believed to be the source of the outbreak has suspended operations recalling hundreds of doses. >>> in iran amateur video shows antigovernment protests over the dropping currency. iranian currency has lost 40% of its value in a week. >>> health officials warn dozen of weight loss and immune supplements are being illegally labeled and lack any scientific evidence. one out of five products bought in stores or online claim to prevent or cure deadly diseases. >>> and remember this? the late crocodile hunter steve irwin clutching his baby boy as he went face to face with predators. that baby boy is now 8 years old. robert irwin fed a crock himself for the very first time at the family zoo. >>> no
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a professorial know it all. >> i understand the broader point that senator clinton has been trying to make over the last several weeks. >> reporter: tonight's format is from 2008, two podiums, moderator jim lehrer, 90 minutes, no breaks. a back-and-forth on domestic issues with possible fireworks. >> i think you're going to see both of them be more aggressive than either of their campaigns have predicted, because the stakes are pretty high. >> reporter: the contest could get even tighter after tonight's clash. but most here in denver agree, this race could be decided by this debate. at the university of denver, i'm steve handelsman, news4. now back to you. >>> you can watch tonight's debate here on nbc 4, live coverage at 9:00. and you can find a watch party by going to our home page on nbc washington.com. >>> a 15-year-old girl groped while walking down the street. the fifth reported incident of an assault in springfield in the past month. pat collins explains why the recent attacks have the people there on edge. pat? >> reporter: jim, now it appears there may be a fifth victim in this string
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the national security council. hillary clinton spoke to the turkish foreign minister and said the u.s. will support turkey in this. all are condemning syria and holding syria to account. this as also more trouble for the administration with benghazi. the hill is now asking for answers. they want a hearing next week. hillary clinton said today that no one wants to know more than she and the president what happened in benghazi, but we've confirmed that the fbi has not been able to get on the ground because of continuing security concerns, and at this point, more documents, secret and sensitive documents like this one, are still at large in that site being secured only by libyans at the scene and not well indeed. >> and on top of that there were demonstrators on the strts of tehran today because the currency there has collapsed. but we remind everybody that tonight's debate is at least supposed to be about domestic and economic items. andrea mitchell, we'll talk to you later tonight. >>> even given the clear and distinct choice between those two candidates this year, yes, there are sti
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 10:30am EDT
-ford debates, the reagan-carter debates, and then clinton-george h.w. bush debates . and three times you saw the challenger take on the incumbent and win, the debates really mattered. the places where you saw the incumbent do well, for reagan versus mondale, i would argue carter versus dole, or bush versus kerry, the incumbent won. so the-- i think debates matter psychologically to the country. they're the most viewed single event in the campaign. and i think it's always a burden on the challenger-- this isn't about romney. it's about the challenger. the challenger has to make two cases. the incumbent should not be re-elected, and i would do a better job. it's a two-part. you first have to make sure people say, "yeah, obama's stagnation is unacceptable. " but then you have to say, "by the way, this guy will be better." romney, he doesn't have to hit a home run, but romney has to be at the end of the debate wednesday night, a clear alternative who is considered as a potelepresident by a majority-- potential president by the maiority of american people in order for his campaign to have a chanc
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 12:35am EDT
dress worn by former u.s. president bill clinton. [ laughter ] [ cheers ] we asked our viewing audience and here's who you thought wore it best. once again, sofia vergara edges out bill clinton. [ applause ] and now, here to give her review of j.k. rowling's new book, "the casual vacancy" is katie couric. katie? [ cheers ] >> thank you. thank you. >> jimmy: now, katie, what did you think of the book? >> i haven't read the book, jimmy. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: thank you, katie. [ laughter ] time to see what's happening in other countries -- [ applause ] -- around the world. it's time for "globe news." ♪ [ speaking foreign language ] [ in robot voice ] >> translator: hello. i am michael fitzpatrick. [ light laughter ] there will be a celebration downtown for the local boys and girls club. that reminds me of my 7th birthday party. my grandmammy put me on her knee, and said, "michael, today you are a big boy and you will get a big toy." and she gave me a slip 'n slide. i slid as fast as i could. and said, "wee-yee! this is fun." [ light laughter ] i went so fast my purple dolphin swim
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and therefore i have to face up to it. >> i mean, you know, cheating is the fwbiggest insult. you know, clinton did it. a lot of men in power did it. >> reporter: but other fans didn't seem phased by the elephant in the room. >> i think he's done a lot of valuable movies, politics and made a lot of krixzs. >> i'm a lifelong fan. >> ray lamede says his expectations for the night were pretty shot. >> he came out and his handlerings were like let's go, you've go t to move. >> he and his body were the first in line for the famous john hancock. >> very cold. he didn't acknowledge us. >> love him or hate him, most people will say he will always be the govenator. >> american airlines is now explaining what led to some scary moments for some passengers when their seats came loose in the middle of their flight. two 757s have experienced the problems since last week. mechanics say some seats were moved around and the clamp that attaches them to the floor was not installed correctly after they were moved. the airline is now inspecting 47 other airplanes that have similar seat clamps. >> up next, a news an
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
's the largest audience for a debate since bill clinton, george bush, and ross perot faced off in 1992. the biggest was for joe biden and sarah palin that attracted 70 million viewers. democrat tim kaine is leading governor george allen in fund-raising. the former governor raised $4.5 million between july and september. that is over george allen, $3.5 million, who is also a former governor. >>> this morning a prince william county woman is accused of operating an illegal daycare and cruelty to children. tara angeline ran growing minds daycare licensed out of her home on summer work drive in manassas. police say tuesday she left six children all under 2 years old in the care of her 16-year-old daughter. during the investigation, child protective services agency officials said angeline often made her teenager watch the children for long hours. >>> this week marks ten years since the beltway sniper attacks. ten people were killed. three others were injured in those three terrifying weeks. fami family members of some of the victims gathered for a prayer vigil. the children of wallaker spok
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
will attend a small fundraiser with former president bill clinton and then he will attend a production at the theater tonight. vice president joe biden is getting ready for thursday night, and it is somewhat in damage control mode. lester? >> we want to turn now to our political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck, the debate, the positive numbers we noted potential game changers for both candidates last week, how do you expect they'll try to build off this week? >> they're trying to go on the air using the debate in tv advertisements to try to sort of blunt some of the debate momentum that romney got. but i also know that behind the scenes, there is a little bit of the confronting of the president to say you need to watch the debate, and they've passed along a statistic, i'm told at least tonight, to let them know the president spoke for more time on the air but used less words and trying to emphasize to him that he's got to get better at making his point. as for mitt romney, he big campaign speech tomorrow. they're trying to show some closure in some of the
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the individual. >> governor clinton you have one minute >> schieffer: public television's jim lehrer is the dean of debate moderators. he's been at it for 24 years. he's put more questions to more candidates than any of us. >> i've always thought that the vote for the presidency was different than any other vote we cast. the presidency, it seems to me, comes down to who do we feel most comfortable with in times of crisis. >> exactly right. bob gates, the former defense secretary, he said temperament. there's such a thing as presidential temperament. you can smell it. you can feel it. it's there. and some people have it. some people don't. >> schieffer: considering the importance we place on them, it's hard to believe that presidential debates are fairly new to american politics. >> the candidates need to no introduction. the republican candidate vice president richard m. nixon and the democratic candidate senator john f. kennedy >> reporter: they began just 52 years ago on september 26, 1960. >> i think mr. nixon is an effective leader of his party. i hope he would grant me the same >> schieffer
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
up an event in clinton, iowa. s american airlines customers are dealing with unhappy pilots. seats broke mid flight. >> the passenger seats came loose out of the floor. >> eight planes grounded after three incidents where an entire row of sts came loose. twice, it happened on the same plane. the airline says it could be a defect in a certain model of seats. passengers say this issue on top of decreasing on-time arrivals is unacceptable. >> if they don't fly, i don't have a status on another airline. it's an issue for me. >> shakes my confidences that i'm going get to my destination on time. >> american blames the issues on a feud with union pilots. the pilots say the nation's third largest carrier needs new planes. >>> a challenge to full body scanners and enhanced patdowns will not be heard by the supreme court. sus tises turned away the case. it centered around a michigan man who wanted to keep the tsa from using the scanners or more invasive patdowns. federal cords in florida also dismissed the case. >>> whether to reignite an overhaul of handicapped parking in the city. a bill
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
had when bill clinton was president, when we created 23 million new jobs, went from deficit to surplus, and created a whole lot of millionaires to boot. and the reason this is important is because by doing that we can not only reduce the deficit, we can not only encourage job growth through small businesses but we're also able to make the investments that are necessary in education or in energy. and we do have a difference, though, when it comes to definitions of small business. now, under my plan 97% of small businesses would not see their income taxes go up. governor romney says, well, those top 3%, they're the job creators, they'd be burdened. but under governor romney's definition there are a whole bunch of millionaires and billionaires who are small businesses. donald trum subpoena a small business. i know donald trump doesn't like to think of himself as small anything. but that's how you define small businesses if you're getting business income. and that kind of approach i believe will not grow our economy because the only way to pay for it without either burdening the middle cla
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
laden if he surrendered or kill him if he threatened them. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is calling for a full and transparent investigation into the consulate attack in benghazi, libya. an independent panel will examine security concerns and whether proper procedures were followed. the attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. some republicans have suggested the state department denied repeated requests for extra security at the mission. >>> an italian man who attracted worldwide attention for staging a protest on the dome of st. peter's basilica has now come down. that man, who owns a beach front concession stand in northern italy, climbed out on to the ledge in vatican city on tuesday and stayed there for 24 hours. he finally agreed to come down after italy's tourism minister promised to meet with a group of beach concession owners about new rules that impact their business. >>> everyone is trying to cash in on the natiols' playoff run, but mayor vincent gray is stepping in the keep you from paying more on your ride to and from the ballpark
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
audience for a tv debate since bill clinton, george bush, and ross perot faced off in 1992. the largest performance from four years ago was between joe biden and sarah palin. that attracted nearly 70 million viewers. >>> democrat tim kaine has more campaign money than his republican challenger. the former governor raised $4.5 million between july and september. that's compared to $3.5 million for george allen whorb, who is former virginia governor. allen has about $11 million on hand. >>> this morning a prince william county woman is accused of operating an illegal daycare. she ran the daycare out of her home unlicensed on summerworth drive in manassas. police say she left six children all under 2 years old in the care of her 16-year-old daughter. three children were alone in a separate room. child protective services say angeline often made her teen watch the children for long hours. >>> this makes ten years since the start of the beltway sniper attacks. ten people were killed and three others injured in the terrifying weeks. community members and families of the victims gathered in ga
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. that is the biggest tv audience for the debate. bill clinton, george bush, and ross perot took the stage in 1992. the most watched debate from four years ago was between vice presidential candidates joe biden and sarah palin. that attracted nearly 70 million viewers. >>> and former vice president al gore has an interesting reason for what some call a lackluster performance by the president at wednesday's debate. it was to hide. the debate took place in denver, which sits at an elevation just over 5,000 feet. romney did his debate prep in the city while the president was talking in las vegas and only had a few hours to adjust to the elevation. >>> democrat tim kaine leading republican george allen in fund-raising. the former governor raised $4.5 million between july and september. that's compared to about $3.5 million for george allen, who was also a former virginia govern governor. kaine has led in fund-raising over the course of his senate campaign. >>> public health officials warning people in our area about a contaminated steroid suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak. hundreds, if not tho
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
clinton is calling for a full and transparent investigation into the consulate attack in benghazi, libya. an independent panel will examine security concerns and whether proper procedures were followed. the attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. some republicans suggested the state department denied repeated requests from u.s. diplomats for extra security at the mission. >>> and italian business owner protesting the country's economic policies has now come down from the ledge on st. peter's basilica. the man who owns a beach front concession stand in northern italy climbed on the ledge in vet can city on tuesday and stayed there for 24 hours. he finally agreed to come down after italy's tourism minister promised to meet with a group of beach concession owners about new rules that impact their businesses. >>> a school bus driver is in the hospital after passing out and causing this crash. the family who lived at the house was not home at time. five children between 5 and 8 years old were on the bus and not hurt. police have not released the driver's medical
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> he had clinton at the convention. >> that comes down to the two theories of the race. one was right, one was wrong. the romney theory, tell people it's okay even though the president's a nice guy to vote against him because everyone's primed to vote against him. the democrats went into the convention realizing they needed to make a substantive case and tear down romney's agenda. romney needs to build that up again. >> have you everybody observed, mortimer, how -- have you observed, mortimer, how much the president relies on a teleprompter and of course romney probably less so? but he's been out there in the field. obama really hasn't been debating, and he doesn't have a teleprompter during the debate. >> he won't have a teleprompter, but let's face it, he is an articulate speaker and i'm sure he'll practice enough so he doesn't need one. i have a slightly different view of what romney has to do. he has to establish himself as a credible candidate and credible occupant of the presidency. that is not something he has done just yet. if he comes across forcefully enough and with enough
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
-- well maria must have found out. >> interesting about him at the recent clinton global initiative there were some people he had one of his own kind of groups like that, that he's focusing on in california with young people coming to talk about something like a schwarzenegger initiative, looking to his future. >> he's starting a schwarzenegger institute at the university of southern california. you know, i wish i could have gotten everything into our stare but we filmed it. they are going to talk about local governments starts initiatives since the federal government is ingrid lock. >> what's arnold's future and maria's future. they have independent courses clearly now. >> arnold signed up to do five movies. i think that they are going to wait and see if people go and see them to see if he can restart his movie career. he has a lot of causes. he does after school programs, things like that. >> she has a lot of media offers if she wants to resume that job. >> she can write a book if she wanted to. >> yes. thank you very much. >>> and the ryder cup coming up. >> sunday's final day mi
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